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The following information will be updated as information becomes available.
Congressional agencies are open, including:
Department of Agriculture - "This website will not be updated during a lapse in federal funding. Content on this website will not be current or maintained until funding issues have been resolved."
The Farm Service Agency office in Georgetown, shuttered since the federal government shutdown began in December, will open for three days in the next week to help farmers with limited services. That office, at 21315 Berlin Road, will be open Thursday, Friday and Tuesday, Jan. 22, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced. Farm Service Agency offices in Kent and New Castle counties will remain closed. - https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2019/01/16/georgetown-farm-service-office-open-limited-services-amid-shutdown/2593333002
Department of Commerce - "The U.S. Department of Commerce is closed." Websites will not be updated.
Department of Defense - open
Department of Education - open
Department of Energy - open
Environmental Protection Agency - open. Websites will not be regularly updated.
Department of Homeland Security - closed. "Website will not be actively managed."
Department of Housing and Urban Development - closed. "Websites will be not updated until further notice."
Department of the Interior - websites not updated
Department of Justice - Closed. Essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Websites will not be regularly updated.
Department of Labor - open
Department of State - "Website updates will be limited until full operations resume."
Department of Transportation - Some functions closed. Websites not updated.
Department of the Treasury - Some functions closed. Websites not updated.
Commissions, other agencies, etc.
Consumer Product Safety Commission - closed
Federal Communications Commission - The FCC suspended most operations.
Federal Election Commission - closed
Federal Trade Commission - closed.
National Archives - "Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government, National Archives facilities are closed, websites and social media are not being updated or monitored, and activities are canceled, with the following exceptions which remain open and operational: Federal Records Centers, Federal Register, the Ronald Reagan Museum, and the George W. Bush Museum."
Security and Exchange Commission - closed. "The agency will have a very limited number of staff members available to respond to emergency situations involving market integrity and investor protection, including law enforcement."
usa.gov - Official website of US government. Available but not updated.
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The following relevant nonfiction and even fiction novels can help you navigate through the shutdown.
We gratefully acknowledge the Brooklyn Public Library for compiling this list.
300's Social Sciences